News & Events

Date of Release: 30 September 2015

Date of Incident: 29 September 2015

Subject: Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident

29 September 2015, at approx. 2:30 pm, Marguerite Rudy of Mi Wuk was driving a 2005 Subaru Outback northbound through the Safeway parking lot, located at 1291 Sanguinetti Road; when for some unknown reason, Rudy failed to see Joanna Bergstrom of Sonora, walking eastbound from the parking lot toward the store.

Rudy’s vehicle struck Bergstrom knocking her to the pavement. Bergstrom sustained moderate injuries as a result of being struck by Rudy’s vehicle. Bergstrom declined medical treatment at the scene, but was later transported by her husband to Sonora Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The cause of this collision is still under investigation. However, there is no indication alcohol and/or drugs were a factor.